Mr. Zarcaro is the principal of the law firm of Zarcaro & Associates, A.P.C., with offices in Carlsbad, Rancho Bernardo and Mission Valley. The firm's practice is limited to Elder Law, Estate Planning and Trust administration. The firm's goal is to provide the highest quality legal work in a warm, personalized setting.
John received his law degree from the University of San Diego where he received the American Jurisprudence Award and the Prentice-Hall Tax Award. Mr. Zarcaro began practicing law in 1992 and focuses his practice on the areas of Elder Law, Estate Planning and Trust Administration.
Mr. Zarcaro is a member of ElderCounsel and WealthCounsel; organizations which provides the best legal education, tools and systems to their members.
In the area of Elder Law, Mr. Zarcaro has extensive experience preparing Medi-Cal Asset Protection Trusts and Supplemental Needs Trusts which are designed to protect the home and other assets as part of an integrated long-term care estate plan. John personally consults with every client regarding their estate plan and is available to answer any questions they may have.
In the area of Estate Planning, Mr. Zarcaro counsels individuals and married couples on the benefits of Living Trusts. These benefits include preparing Living Trusts with inheritance protection provisions for children or other beneficiaries, Catastrophic Long-Term Health Care provisions and standby Supplemental Needs Trust provisions. Mr. Zarcaro has extensive experience preparing Living Trusts, Wills, Powers of Attorney and Advance Health Care Directives.
In the area of trust administration, Mr. Zarcaro uses a systems approach which brings structure and formality to the administration process after death. The system includes procedural checklists; a case database; forms for trust administration documents; and a calendar system to track critical dates.
Mr. Zarcaro has prepared more than five thousand estate plans. John is devoted to assisting his clients in preserving wealth for themselves and for future generations. Many of John's clients have referred their friends and families, because they are satisfied with the professional service he provides. Additionally, the firm has a full support staff on-hand, ready to assist clients with their needs.